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Success Can Only Happen After You Stop Obsessing Over It

Don’t let your “summit fever” consume you.

When a bottleneck caused multiple deaths on Mt Everest in 1996, social psychologist Christopher Kayes observed that many climbers suffered from “summit fever,” an obsession to reach the top that blinded them from making life-saving decisions.



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Margaret Pan

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